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01-27-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Leisesturm

Anchors aweigh! ...

Anchors aweigh!
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01-26-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,748
Posted By Leisesturm

Is this a thread about recumbents? Is climbing a...

Is this a thread about recumbents? Is climbing a part of riding where one might benefit from lower torque? Instead of looking through my post history to pick fights how about you get over the fact...
01-25-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 640
Posted By Leisesturm

No I am not. You really should put me on ignore....

No I am not. You really should put me on ignore. I have had it with you. I am taking it up with moderation if you interfere with another post of mine. Or quote another post of mine or in any other...
Forum: Recumbent
01-25-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Leisesturm

Not to sound unsympathetic but why does the o.p....

Not to sound unsympathetic but why does the o.p. imagine that the 're-acquisition' of bentlegs can be sped up? It will take what it will take. Steamer's drills are definitely a way to be more...
Forum: Recumbent
01-25-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By Leisesturm

I just tried the https:// gateway and got the...

I just tried the https:// gateway and got the main page right away. The message board link took about 15 seconds to activate. I haven't been able to move in further. No sub-forums respond and...
01-25-22, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Leisesturm

Oh man, I couldn't resist ...

Oh man, I couldn't resist ...
01-24-22, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 316
Posted By Leisesturm

Are you just extrapolating that you need 'a link...

Are you just extrapolating that you need 'a link or two' or have you done the drill (big/big plus two links)? It wouldn't surprise me at all to learn that your old chain was a link (or two) too long...
01-24-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Leisesturm

Previous posters have been incredibly kind to the...

Previous posters have been incredibly kind to the o.p. I am impressed. I don't know. The o.p.'s wheels would be extreme on a dropbar roadbike being used on public roads. On a flat bar hybrid they are...
01-23-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Leisesturm

Fenders alone can do all of the above. Mudguards...

Fenders alone can do all of the above. Mudguards make fenders look badass. [/thread]
01-23-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Leisesturm

https://tenor.com/view/chris-jericho-release-the-h...

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Forum: Recumbent
01-22-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By Leisesturm

I haven't tried logging in with https but, even...

I haven't tried logging in with https but, even if that worked ... if other users are experiencing such severe issues with logging in and there remain serious issues ongoing with administration ......
01-22-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Leisesturm

It says right in the specs of the Wart Hog 750MD...

It says right in the specs of the Wart Hog 750MD that the chain is a KMC E-Bike Professional. 9sp as an earlier poster observed. There you are. I doubt that two would be needed! Only a cargo bike or...
01-22-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By Leisesturm

I'll say this. I didn't know tires came bigger...

I'll say this. I didn't know tires came bigger than 4". If that isn't enough all by itself, there isn't a suspension post or comfort saddle made that will help! It isn't that suspension posts are...
01-21-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Leisesturm

Just found the Jumbo at Modern Bike for $44. Both...

Just found the Jumbo at Modern Bike for $44. Both lengths. I bought a 300mm for my cargo bike. I'll use its OEM stand as trade goods.
01-20-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Leisesturm

The problem as I see it is not enough bikes....

The problem as I see it is not enough bikes. Anyone asking the question (and it comes up a lot) thinks they have one opportunity to get it right and that just isn't the case when you have all (and...
01-20-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 495
Posted By Leisesturm

Just to be clear, you can cold set wider than 2mm...

Just to be clear, you can cold set wider than 2mm each side (~5mm total), but doing it by hand each time would get OLD (nyuk) really quickly for more than a very few mm total. Re: your domestic...
01-19-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
Posted By Leisesturm

I don't know. Reading that story, there is a lot...

I don't know. Reading that story, there is a lot more to be upset about, than the words the author chose for the headline and opening sentence. They may not even have written the headline! The story...
01-19-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 495
Posted By Leisesturm

Interoperability arguably began with 7sp. 6sp is...

Interoperability arguably began with 7sp. 6sp is still its own spacing in some cases. The 7sp may fit, it may not. A new rear hub may be necessary. What exactly is the rear OLD (locknut to locknut)...
01-18-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Leisesturm

I think the rule is to have at least 5mm to 7mm...

I think the rule is to have at least 5mm to 7mm clearance all around your tire. What do you see? You are probably close to that with the 32's and 35's might be as good as it gets, but I don't know...
01-17-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Leisesturm

I think the Ursus is a good idea for a cargo...

I think the Ursus is a good idea for a cargo bike, but the Pletscher (https://flic.kr/p/2hC2ZEx)is fine for everything else. I think that 'booties' are available for the Pletscher to give them a...
01-17-22, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Leisesturm

For that rig I recommend a Pletscher (Esge)...

For that rig I recommend a Pletscher (Esge)...
01-16-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Leisesturm

That looks very much like a Burley Samba mid to...

That looks very much like a Burley Samba mid to late 90's. Excellent price. Hop on that! I'd be leery buying a single bike from that era but tandem riders generally take care of their toys. I mean,...
01-15-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By Leisesturm

I admit that IN the 90's there wasn't a bike I...

I admit that IN the 90's there wasn't a bike I wanted more than a Cannondale. I was a starving artist back then. It wasn't happening. I bought a 600cc motorcycle (new!) for less money than the...
01-14-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By Leisesturm

This bike (https://flic.kr/p/2hC6N61) is also...

This bike (https://flic.kr/p/2hC6N61) is also full Claris, All Shimano, except for the brake calipers. Carbon fork. $600 two years ago. 23lb with the fenders and kickstand. If the frame is the soul...
01-14-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By Leisesturm

It looks like good advice regarding the...

It looks like good advice regarding the components, but as I read this, close to $1K worth of new parts and labor are about to be ordered in order to 'update' a 20 year old but functioning bike? I...
01-13-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,326
Posted By Leisesturm

I have a Park Tool Quick Link tool but after we...

I have a Park Tool Quick Link tool but after we moved I couldn't find mine, with a need to open a link. I Googled "open Quick Link without tools" or something similar. A number of YouTube videos came...
01-13-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Leisesturm

If the 2005 is going to have v-brakes why does it...

If the 2005 is going to have v-brakes why does it need a cable hanger? In any case, it doesn't matter. FWIW, I like fork mounted hangars when I can find them.
01-13-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,436
Posted By Leisesturm

That's rich coming from you the king of pain. It...

That's rich coming from you the king of pain. It only seems harsh because you would have liked to post it first. Beat you to it. Neener, neener. And, don't even think about getting into a crap volley...
01-13-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,436
Posted By Leisesturm

OMG 15 minutes I will never get back. I admit I...

OMG 15 minutes I will never get back. I admit I started skipping threads at the 10min point. I may have missed the one where somebody asked the o.p. what kind of TREK would make a person completely...
01-13-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,535
Posted By Leisesturm

Ah, you took the blue pill ...

Ah, you took the blue pill ...
01-13-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,535
Posted By Leisesturm

Or maybe the U.S. has normalized not maintaining...

Or maybe the U.S. has normalized not maintaining road infrastructure, factory closures and offshoring, and lax enforcement of the motor vehicle code. Maybe I am right, and our world just sucks
01-13-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By Leisesturm

I'm not seeing a problem. The 23mm (exterior)...

I'm not seeing a problem. The 23mm (exterior) rims have not been purchased. If it's that much of an issue ... don't purchase them? What, exactly, am I missing here?
01-11-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Leisesturm

Wheels for tandems would handle 400lb+ but tandem...

Wheels for tandems would handle 400lb+ but tandem rear hub spacing is sometimes (often) wider than the MTB standard 135mm. It isn't realistic though to be dead set on enjoying cycling much above...
01-11-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By Leisesturm

It's in here...

It's in here (https://www.amaincycling.com/specialized-bike-bicycle-parts-components/c15140?fb=2231&o=LowestPrice&p=4), I just know it is. Good hunting.

Edit: No, it's not ...

your request...
01-11-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By Leisesturm

Schweet! N+1/2

Schweet! N+1/2
01-10-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Leisesturm

Wow. Welcome. Whoa ... that is quite the o.p. A...

Wow. Welcome. Whoa ... that is quite the o.p. A lot to unpack there. But I will start here: it is NOT just Co-Motion or Santana. I am not knocking those brands at all, but there are other options:...
01-08-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By Leisesturm

Not by the very nature of the pull ratio being...

Not by the very nature of the pull ratio being doubled, but, the path that the cable core takes through the Travel Agent makes it press sideways against the housing where it enters and exits. At...
01-07-22, 02:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By Leisesturm

Genuine Problem Solvers Travel Agents are alive...

Genuine Problem Solvers Travel Agents are alive and well. I just got a pair from Modern Bike. I had been on their 'notify when back in stock' list. I was kind of skeeved by the low price of the...
01-06-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,907
Posted By Leisesturm

You'd think so, but reality is harsh. The speed...

You'd think so, but reality is harsh. The speed is in YOU. Or not. A light bike is a joy, but mostly for the ease of throwing it up on the bike carriers on mass transit, or over the tailgate of your...
01-06-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By Leisesturm

Well, you have to admit you used very conflicting...

Well, you have to admit you used very conflicting and distracting wording in your story which is why I was confused. You say you 'cut him off by moving further into the lane', which is impossible...
01-05-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By Leisesturm

I am not understanding. Was this another cyclist...

I am not understanding. Was this another cyclist trying to pass? Why do you care? Share the road, man. You don't own it. There is a freeway on ramp with a choke point that I recently moved near....
01-04-22, 12:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,352
Posted By Leisesturm

Dying off? When is a 50+ expected to expire...

Dying off? When is a 50+ expected to expire exactly? 5 years? 10? More? Less?? Yikes, I better start shopping for term life insurance!
01-02-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By Leisesturm

Interesting, the leaps you make. And how did you...

Interesting, the leaps you make. And how did you miss the THIS in my wording, as in "I see nothing on their site that someone even slightly overweight should find interesting ... just who is being...
01-02-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By Leisesturm

If you have to ask ... how much money would I...

If you have to ask ... how much money would I lose betting that the o.p. was simply free advertising for Jakroo? I see NOTHING on their site that indicates that someone on this forum should be...
12-31-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Leisesturm

If you think this thread is old, OMG. I've seen...

If you think this thread is old, OMG. I've seen threads resurrected that go back to when the BF servers were hand cranked.
12-30-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By Leisesturm

You don't need no steenkin' app. You will tire of...

You don't need no steenkin' app. You will tire of using it after a month anyway. What are you tracking anyway? You cut out ALL granulated sugar. ALL crap junk. You know what junk is. Cut it out. No...
12-30-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By Leisesturm

It is possible it was HS11's I had in my cart. No...

It is possible it was HS11's I had in my cart. No way to tell now. Since I go out of my way to find 3 finger levers whenever possible, the HS11 levers probably appealed to me more. The fact that...
12-30-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By Leisesturm

The above post does not give me confidence that...

The above post does not give me confidence that you understand enough about what you plan to do to actually do it easily and well. You also clearly don't understand just how much $$$ you are in for....
12-30-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Leisesturm

You've still got stuff to work out then, friend....

You've still got stuff to work out then, friend. No one is driving into you because you drive a dinky car. I don't know how many years I had my car (Chevy Cavalier) and I had to get it State...
12-28-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By Leisesturm

I ultimately decided to upgrade to...

I ultimately decided to upgrade to compressionless housing vs the Magura swap but I did get as far as putting a pair of the Magura's in my Amazon cart. IIRC they were $89/ea. for lever, caliper,...
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